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Portuguese Tip: Pretérito Imperfeito – Verbos Irregulares

Posted on September 24th, 2010 by gringadmin

By Celisa CantoSeptember 24, 2007This is the second in a series of online Portuguese classes for intermediate level students. Lessons will be written in Portuguese, as this makes more sense for the intermediate level. If you are a complete beginner you might want to look at our basic lessons, written in English, most of which […]

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Ask a Brazilian: Family Closeness

Posted on September 14th, 2010 by gringadmin

September 14, 2010This is our regular column called Ask a Brazilian”, the idea being that you can quite literally ask a question of a Brazilian – for those issues you aren&rsquot;t sure about but perhaps dare not ask someone else. It is meant as a bit of fun and answers should not be construed as […]

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Brazil Through Foreign Eyes

Posted on September 14th, 2010 by gringadmin

September 14, 2010Meet Jonathan Andrejczyk who first came to Brazil over 20 years ago, and continues to visit. Read the following interview in which he tells us about some of his most memorable experiences and gives some useful advice to newcomers.1. Tell us a little about yourself, where are you from, what do you do […]

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In Brazil for the Long Haul

Posted on September 12th, 2010 by David Persons

By David PersonsSeptember 12, 2010Fellow gringos: many of us are here or intend to be here for the long, haul so we need to get to know the ropes, dance the dance, sing the songs, and so on. If not things can get very tough for us.Being a traveler, and having the luxury of having […]

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Brazil: Hidden Pousadas – Ilha de Toque Toque Boutique Hotel, São Sebastiao, São Paulo

Posted on September 12th, 2010 by Alison McGowan

By Alison McGowanSeptember 12, 2010The Ilha de Toque Toque Boutique hotel maintains it is rustic-chic” rather than luxury but just the fabulous location, the space, resources and amazing ocean views put it in the latter category as well. There are only 10 suites here, spread throughout the 17,500 square metres of grounds. The choice is […]

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American Favorite: Tollhouse Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on August 25th, 2010 by David Persons

By David PersonsAugust 25, 2010Everybody loves Nestl&rsquot;s Tollhouse Chocolate Chip Cookies. My family has a little history that goes with that famous cookie as it originated near our home in town back in the USA as I am from Plymouth, MA and my grandmother was from Brockton, MA.Her high school cooking teacher actually worked at […]

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Brazil: Hidden Pousadas – Hotel Spa Casinha Branca, Bananal, nr. Paraty, Rio de Janeiro

Posted on August 23rd, 2010 by Alison McGowan

By Alison McGowanAugust 23, 2010The Hotel Spa Casinha Branca definitely gets the prize for the most hidden pousada of the hidden group – and we nearly didn&rsquot;t make it. Halfway up the 3 kilometre dirt track which leads up the mountain our car gave up, hissing and spitting and refused to go any further. Fortunately […]

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Foreigners Through Brazilian Eyes

Posted on August 23rd, 2010 by gringadmin

August 23, 2010This week in our continuing Foreigners Through Brazilian Eyes series we have an interview with Daniel Bertorelli. Read on as Daniel tells us about his impressions of foreigners, and gives some helpful advice also.1. Where are you from in Brazil and what do you do?My name is Daniel Cadete Bertorelli and I was […]

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The Brazilian Dream 20 Years in the Making

Posted on August 3rd, 2010 by David Persons

By David PersonsAugust 3, 2010I fell in love in Brazil and with Brazil in 1990. It was love at first sight in both cases.It all began as I started my college studies in Boston, MA, and started working at a restaurant call The Bay Tower Room that employed a number of Brazilians. The restaurant would […]

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Brazil Through Foreign Eyes

Posted on August 3rd, 2010 by gringadmin

August 3, 2010Meet Jeff Eddington who first came to Brazil over 20 years ago, and continues to visit. Read the following interview in which he tells us about some of his most memorable experiences and gives some useful advice to newcomers.1. Tell us a little about yourself, where are you from, what do you do […]

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